Trouble in mind

Trouble in Mind

Kreeger Theater at Arena Stage (Washington, DC)

Reviews & Ratings

29 ratings
4.4 average rating
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5 reviews
6 stars
attended Sep 14 2011

Excellent Acting, Wonderful Sets. Humerous but extremely thought provoking. Highly recommmended.

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108 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 17 2011

I wasn't sure at first where this play was going because the first act builds slowly and in somewhat different directions....but when the second act climaxed, the message became starkly clear. In this age of the first black US President, race,...continued

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32 reviews
8 stars
attended Oct 23 2011

A fascinating play, written in 1955 but feels contemporary. Makes you think. Some outstanding acting. A most satisfying theater experience.

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25 reviews
31 stars
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13 reviews
6 stars
attended Sep 18 2011

This is a very good play - excellent acting and the story, while old, is still relevant.

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12 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 17 2011

"Trouble in Mind" was very entertaining. The cast was excellent.

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10 reviews
11 stars
attended Sep 11 2011

This is a very powerful play. Although written 50 years ago, it is not dated. The issues have resolved slightly but are still a problem. The acting is very powerful. It is well worth seeing.

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9 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 17 2011

The Arena is doing a great job with their plays since the re-opening. The cast was very engaging and the topic was upsetting. Unfortunately the lack of the available "good roles" for black actors seems still to be a fact of life all these years...continued

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7 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 14 2011

Great acting by all cast members and very funny!

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6 reviews
15 stars
attended Sep 14 2011

I went to this play with 7 friends and it provoked quite a bit of discussion among us afterwards. The play was powerful and we enjoyed it a lot. The acting was great and E. Fay Butler is always a joy to watch. Each actor seemed quite specifically...continued

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 16 2011

A thought-provoking and engaging production. Good performances. Sad to realize that such a wonderful piece went neglected in the authors time.

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 23 2011

My friend and I really enjoyed the play. We both found it to be quite thought provoking. It amazes me how many of the same issues continue to pervail today.

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3 reviews
8 stars
attended Sep 22 2011

Riveting story, excellent acting. Must see.

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2 reviews
6 stars
attended Sep 17 2011

I thoroughly enjoyed the event. The theater is beautiful! The play was very good. It was a little challenging in the beginning but that was the intention of the play. It was quite thought-provoking and very well acted. I realize now that I...continued

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2 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 18 2011

I thought the acting was superb! I loved the play. It was definitely a five star play.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 23 2011

The play was very powerful and managed to be very funny while making some very serious points. In addition, the writing and the acting were outstanding. Even though the piece was written a while ago, it still has a great deal of relevance for today.

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2 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 23 2011

What a fantastic play. The acting was great and the cast was truly entertaining.

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1 review
1 stars
attended Oct 23 2011

incredibly well acted; brilliant insights about race in america

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1 review
0 stars
attended Sep 14 2011

The play is set in the 1950s. Without historical context it may be challenging to follow the dialogue. Acting is excellent. Will generate
discussion among friends, especially if it is cross racial.

The program notes did not capture why...continued

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1 review
1 stars
attended Sep 18 2011

This was one of the most enjoyable and informative plays I have seen thus far. It was complete pleasure and funny, eventhough the issue it stated was very serious and real for that time in life and it now. It was very forward.

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